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1 hr ago | NEWS.com.au

Choc'n'roll: Your guide to Easter

HOTTEST royal, sweetest egg, freshest seafood - it's the Easter long weekend and here's our ultimate guide to what's hot in Brisbane.

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5 hrs ago | NEWS.com.au

'The nights were the worst'

World War I pilot Lieutenant Lyell Keith Swann as a young man in 1918. Picture: The Swann Diaries by Eldon RG Bryant IN the school library of Adelaide's Prince Alfred College can be found some of the state's most treasured WWI documents.

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9 hrs ago | Nothing To Do With Arbroath

Council enlists poo-sniffing dog in fight to save koalas

A highly specialised detection dog trained to sniff out koala droppings is on the case in Logan, south of Brisbane, Australia, in a bid to boost protection for the vulnerable species.

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9 hrs ago | International Business Times

Former Cyclone Ita Brings Severe Weather to New Zealand; Floods and Power Cuts Hit Auckland

What remains of the former cyclone Ita has left New Zealand's Auckland flooded due to strong winds and torrential rain.

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11 hrs ago | West Australian

Personalities on the plate

The robust flavours and larger-than-life characters of the Big Apple gave Dan and Steph Mulheron the final inspiration they needed to follow their food dream.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

The Age

Triguboff ponders $3b China offer

Australians "would be silly to be afraid of the Chinese": Harry Triguboff says Chinese investment should be welcomed.

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ABC News

Queensland rail network under repair after Cyclone Ita

Queensland Rail says there is significant damage in the state's north after Cyclone Ita, with parts of the east coast network likely to stay closed until at least Sunday.

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BroadwayWorld.com

G V Chillingsworth Releases 'Moonshaker'

In G V Chillingsworth's thrilling science fiction novel " Moonshaker " , which is getting a revived marketing push, scientists must rush to save the Earth when the moon is shoved out of its orbit by a meteor strike .

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New Scientist

Future Nokia phones could send quantum-coded texts

Quantum cryptography could be the star feature of your next cellphone. The first pocket-sized quantum encryption device has been created in collaboration with the Finnish phone-maker Nokia, and could let you send completely secure messages although you will need to plug it into a quantum phone booth to do so.

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ABC News

Queensland landholders claim secrecy over experimental coal gasification plant

Landholders on Queensland's Darling Downs say they are being kept in the dark about the nature of serious environmental harm allegedly caused by an experimental coal gasification plant.

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Townsville Bulletin

Gang in drugs charge

Police raided the home of one gang member yesterday morning at Fred Astaire Avenue, Maudsland were vehicles where seized and taken away Pic by David Clark.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

Yahoo!

Man in Qld court over girl's abduction

A man has appeared in court charged with the abduction of a three-year-old girl from her home in southeast Queensland.

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Northern Territory News

Aussie 'terror foot soldiers' killed

Targeted attack ... two Australian citizens were killed in a US Predator drone strike in Yemen.

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ABC News

Hunt for four escaped prisoners continues in Queensland

Convicted murderer Tony Morgan, 33, and armed robber Bradley Kuhl, 34, broke out of the Capricornia Correctional Centre at Etna Creek near Rockhampton on Sunday night.

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Science, Industry and Business

NASA sees Tropical Cyclone Ita over the Coral Sea

Tropical Cyclone Ita made landfall in northeastern Queensland, Australia on April 11 as a powerful Category 4 hurricane on the Saffir-Simpson scale, moved south and re-emerged in the Coral Sea on April 14 where NASA's TRMM and NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP Satellites captured imagery of the weakened storm.

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ABC News

Faces of Cyclone Ita: Peter Inderbitzen

Despite losing 20 per cent of his banana crop to the gale winds of Tropical Cyclone Ita, one farmer is refusing to bend.

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Townsville Bulletin

Croc killers fined for deadly act

FOUR men shot a 3m crocodile before dragging it into their boat, taking it home and skinning the protected species.

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Townsville Bulletin

'Selfish' farmers blamed for flooding

FARMERS creating their own flood levee banks have been blamed for altering the flow of the Herbert River, which led to the inundation of Halifax during the cyclone Ita flood.

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Malaysia Chronicle

Chances of finding MH370 Diminish Further after unmanned sub forced to return to the surface

Hopes of finding the wreckage of MH370 at the bottom of the Indian Ocean diminished yesterday after the search area proved too deep for the robotic submarine being used in the hunt.

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The New Zealand Herald

Sunshine Coast: Snakes alive, I'm cured

The Irwin family - from left, Bindi, Terri and Robert - and the team at Australia Zoo are continuing Steve Irwin's legacy.

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